Case Studies: Automotive Applications

Brake Rotor Measuring Probe

When Advantage Plastic Products wanted to help OEM Pro-Cut International cut costs on the probe arms of its Discus Rotor Measuring System, it called on engineers at RTP Company. Continue reading

Automotive Shift Controller

Meeting tight specifications for metal replacement is a common challenge for automotive part suppliers. Continue reading

Automotive A/C Compressor

When Visteon Automotive Systems began manufacturing scroll compressors for automotive air conditioning systems, it chose a PEEK™-based specialty compound for the compressor’s tip seals. Continue reading

Hublock Assembly

The assembly contains several plastic components, including the hublock housing and end cap, which are made of an RTP Company specialty compound. Continue reading

EGR Sensor

Exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) sensors are vital to maintaining proper emissions on vehicles. Continue reading

Automotive Mounting Clip

Fasco Controls Corporation in Shelby, NC, needed a durable, yet flexible material for automotive switch housings. The switches, used in all four-door 1996 Saturn vehicles. Continue reading

Air Management Valve

An intricately designed device molded from an RTP Company compound is part of an efficient system of pollution control in GM automobiles. Continue reading

Master Cylinder

Hydraulic brake systems for trailers are only one of the many items that Demco-Dethmers Manufacturing Company has been manufacturing for years. “Originally, the master cylinders were done in cast iron, which can rust. Continue reading

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